Welcome to the 2024 Meadowlark Nature Festival
May 16-20th, 2024
This year’s festival will include over 50 hiking, biking, walking, kayaking, and trail-riding tours, all with an ecological or cultural focus led by local mentors and conservation partners. Join us in the beautiful Okanagan-Similkameen this May long weekend to experience many well-known favourite tours and engaging new adventures, including accessible and family-friendly events.
Online ticket sales will open Thursday, April 4th
2024 Festival Highlights
Thursday, May 16th
Celebrating Conservation through Film at our first Meadowlark Movie Night. Our 2024 Festival will open with the opportunity to gather, learn and engage with the important work of local and BC film producers.
The Dream Café, Penticton
Sunday, May 19th
We are excited to have as our 2024 Keynote Speaker, Bob McDonald, host of CBC radio’s Quirks and Quarks program. Plan to rendezvous with your Meadowlark Festival community for our annual evening social. Bob will explore with us the topic of his new book “The Future is Now” a solutions-based response to our planet’s climate crisis.
Venables Theatre, OliverMore Info Here
Welcome to this year’s feature artist, Anne-Marie Harvey. A self-taught artist, Anne-Marie brings a lifetime of experience exploring and painting the beauty of British Columbia and the Yukon. Now residing in Naramata, Anne Marie finds great joy in mentoring and teaching. Always the storyteller, Anne-Marie paints everyday interactions in Nature and captures “the grandeur of the ordinary“ in all her work. Anne Marie will create this year’s signature original artwork and host plein air painting workshop as part of the 2024 Festival.
Friday, May 17th
Join our feature artist, Anne-Marie Harvey, for the PAG exhibit opening that will showcase her Meadowlark Festival signature painting and additional pieces of work. Artist’s Talk to follow on Saturday, May 18th.
Penticton Art GalleryMore Info Here